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Explore your passion, refine your talents, and affirm your faith at Milligan College, a premier Christian liberal arts college in scenic northeast Tennessee. Through quality academics and a focused Christian commitment, discover the world that surrounds you and embark on a journey toward promise and progress.

The College: Christian liberal arts college founded in 1866; affiliated with the Christian Churches/Churches of Christ

Location: 195 scenic acres in northeast Tennessee near Virginia and North Carolina state lines; rural campus near urban area

Mission: As a Christian liberal arts college, Milligan seeks to honor God by educating men and women to be servant leaders.

Degrees: 30+ majors; Bachelor of Science, Bachelor of Arts, Bachelor of Science in Nursing, Master of Education, Master of Science in Counseling, Master of Science in Occupational Therapy, Master of Business Administration, Master of Arts in Religion, Master of Christian Ministries, Master of Divinity, and Doctor of Ministry

Accreditation: Accredited by the Commission on Colleges of the Southern Association of Colleges and Schools to award bachelor’s and master’s degrees; contact the Commission on Colleges at 1866 Southern Lane, Decatur, GA 30033-4097, 404-679-4501 for questions about the accreditation of Milligan College.

Student body: 35 states and 15 nations

Student-Faculty ratio: 13:1

Recognition: Milligan continues to be named among the top 10 regional colleges in the South and best values in the South by U.S.News & World Report. In 2014, the college ranked #2 on the “Best College for Veterans” list by U.S.News and was also named one of the top 20 baccalaureate colleges in the nation by Washington Monthly and a top college for graduate earning power and employability by Educate to Career (ETC, Inc.) College Rankings Index. Named to the President’s National Honor Roll for Community Service with Distinction in 2013 and recognized as a College of Distinction, Milligan also has been honored as a Military Friendly School by Victory Media for six years in a row.

Activities: More than 40 student clubs, plus numerous Christian ministry and service opportunities and intramural sports

Men’s sports: Baseball, basketball, cross-country, cycling, golf, soccer, swimming, tennis, track & field, volleyball

Women’s sports: Basketball, cheerleading, cross-country, cycling, dance, golf, soccer, softball, swimming, tennis, track & field, volleyball

New Student Profile: Average ACT: 24; GPA: 3.5

Campus visit: Call 800-262-8337 to arrange a campus visit.




• Accounting
• Allied Health Science
• Applied Finance and Accounting
• Bible (children’s ministry, general studies, missions, pastoral ministry, youth ministry)
• Biology
• Business Administration (accounting, economics, health care administration, international, legal studies, manage-ment, marketing, sports management)
• Chemistry
• Child and Youth Development
• Communications (digital media studies, graphic design, interpersonal and public communication, multimedia journalism, public relations and advertising)
• Computer Information Systems
• Computer Science
• Economics
• Engineering, Mechanical and Electrical (starting fall 2016, pending SACSCOC approval)
• English
• Fine Arts (art, film studies, music, photography, theatre)
• History
• Human Performance and Exercise Science (coaching, exercise science, fitness and wellness, physical education, sports management)
• Humanities
• Interdisciplinary Studies
• Language Arts
• Mathematics
• Music (music ministry, performance, jazz)
• Music Business
• Music Education (instrumental, voice)
• Nursing
• Political Science (international, general)
• Psychology
• Public Leadership and Service
• Social Work
• Sociology
• Teacher Licensure (early childhood PreK-3; special education PreK-3; elementary education K-6, K-12, middle grades 4-8; secondary education 7-12)
• Worship Leadership

• D.Min. (Doctor of Ministry)
• M.A.R. (Master of Arts in Religion)
• M.B.A. (Business Administration)
• M.C.Min. (Master of Christian Ministries)
• M.Div. (Master of Divinity)
• M.Ed. (Education)
• M.S.C. (Counseling)
• M.S.O.T. (Occupational Therapy)